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Testing the Current (edition 2013)

by William McPherson, D.T. Max (Afterword)

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Title:Testing the Current
Authors:William McPherson
Other authors:D.T. Max (Afterword)
Info:NYRB Classics (2013), Paperback, 352 pages
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Testing the Current by William McPherson

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Growing up in a small upper Midwestern town in the late 1930s, young Tommy MacAllister is scarcely aware of the Depression, much less the rumblings of war in Europe. For his parents and their set, life seems to revolve around dinners and dancing at the country club, tennis dates and rounds of golf, holiday parties, summers on The Island, and the many sparkling occasions full of people and drinks and food and laughter. With his curiosity and impatience to grow up, however, Tommy will soon come to glimpse something darker beneath the genteel complacency.… (more)

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